Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation
Board for Barbers and Cosmetology
Barbering and Cosmetology Regulations [18 VAC 41 ‑ 20]
Esthetics instructors teaching wax programs
Action 4845
General Information
Action Summary Amends 18 VAC 41-20-200 to allow licensed and certified esthetics instructors and master esthetics instructors to teach the wax technician curriculum at waxing schools. The Board currently allows only wax technician instructors and cosmetology instructors to teach in the waxing program. Esthetics instructors are already trained to teach on hair removal in esthetics schools; the intent of this regulatory change is to promote consistency in the interpretation and application of the Board's laws and regulations.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project Yes  [004988]
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
7965 Fast-Track Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 01/01/2018.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Kelley Smith  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 400
Richmond, VA 23233
Email Address:
Phone: (804)367-8590    FAX: (866)245-9693    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this board.